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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Safety:

Answers to ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Safety photo:


1.      Unattended fire – never leave a fire unattended

2.      Stockings near the fire – keep combustible material away from fires

3.      Sharp hooks – don’t use sharp items to decorate if small children will be near them or attracted to them

4.      Missing fireplace screen – no grate or screen to shield from ashes, embers, and heat

5.      Dry Christmas tree – dry trees are fire hazards

6.      Broken lights – malfunctioning lights pose a fire and electrical hazard

7.      Obstructed doorway – large items (rocking horse) is blocking a fire escape pathway

8.      Frayed cord – electrical hazard (note: no more than 3 strands of standard size lights on each surge protector)

9.      Toxic snow – artificial snow is toxic and should not be left out in the reach of small children or pets

10.  Unextinguished lights – Christmas lights left on extended periods of time

Five Things About Me

jay youngI was born in Danville, KY and lived there until 2003. I moved to Lexington in 2003 after graduating Centre College where I earned my BS in Biology. I then attended the College of Public Health (’06) here at UK to earn my Master’s of Public Health (MPH).  I began working at UK in 2005 for the College of Pharmacy and last year (2013) started working for the College of Arts & Sciences.  I have been married for almost 9 years to my wife Marianne and we live here in Lexington. We have a son, Thomas, who is 4 years old.  We also have a dog named Sophie, and two cats, Bell and Alley.
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